How to Wear Gingham Without Channeling a Picnic Blanket
Once reserved for Dorothy as she traveled the yellow brick road, gingham has officially been given the cool-girl makeover. Thrown onto everything from swimsuits to block heels, the kitschy pattern brings about a small dose of nostalgia while delivering a big hit of style. The options below will ensure you’re pulling off the look flawlessly, without feeling like you’re wearing a costume.
A casual weekend skirt (that casually doubles as a beach cover-up).
If the bold pattern is too much for you, pare your look down with a nude palette.
Give your feet a rest with these low-heeled beauts.
Alexandre Birman ($495)
Transform the picnic-inspired look with a touch of contrasting lace.
Marissa Webb ($350)
Equally as playful as the pattern itself.
Rossella Jardini ($360)
Somewhere over the rainbow is this perfect sleeveless button-down with white jeans.
Hilfiger Collection ($245)
Give these ruffled sleeves a modern upgrade by pairing with mom jeans and a chunky belt.
Truly what they mean when they say statement top. [Insert emoji heart eyes.]
If the pattern feels young, give it some edge in the form of a modern blazer.
The larger checks are über flattering in a peplum flare.
Get your daily dose of gingham with an everyday clutch.
Mansur Gavriel ($562)
Hey, it’s OK to downplay the pattern when you’re playing up the dress.
Gingham’s (on point) take on business casual.
Tie one on and immediately transport to the French Riviera.
Donni Charm ($85)